They employ every trick to attain real power, though it is not absolute.
Only governments that can laugh at themselves will attain lasting stability.
“The U.S. Navy will attain IOC [initial operational capability] in 2018 with 3F software,” DellaVedova wrote.
In Perfect Lives, determined and sometimes desperate attempts to attain perfection tend to backfire.
Belgium, meanwhile, was told that taking Guantanamo prisoners would be a “low-cost way…to attain prominence in Europe.”
She adores him, but her standard of perfection is so exalted few can attain it.
And to attain it, we must be aware of its full meaning—and ready to pay its full price.
Litaku, Kurrichani, and other similar towns are Sichuana; the Kaffre civilization being said to attain its maximum hereabouts.
Every thought was bent to attain the end, no labour was deemed to arduous.
If the theory is true you should move on in order to attain a full development.
c.1300, "to succeed in reaching," from stem of Old French ataindre (11c., Modern French atteindre) "to come up to, reach, attain, endeavor, strive," from Vulgar Latin *adtangere, from Latin attingere "to touch, to arrive at," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Latin attingere had a wide range of meanings, including "to attack, to strike, to appropriate, to manage," all somehow suggested by the literal sense "to touch." Related: Attained; attaining.